Spc. Quinton Brandt and Pvt. Zack Twiss, Company B, 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, pound spikes into the terrain in order to star ground their satellite transportable terminal during the training exercise. Star grounding is a layout technique in which all components connect to the ground at a single point, making a â€œstarâ€ pattern. It is considered one of the most effective and safest ways to ground electrical equipment.
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